United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013
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Texas Independence Fight


Mexican dictator and General Santa Anna
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131468:

In the Texas War for Independence

(A) Mexican troops were outnumbered by the defenders at the Alamo
(B) the victory by the Texan forces at San Jacinto in 1836 resulted in an almost immediate annexation of Texas by the United States
(C) native-born Mexicans in Texas were greatly outnumbered by individuals born in the United States
(D) General Santa Anna was captured and killed by Texan forces
(E) a massacre of Mexican soldiers by Texan forces took place at Goliad

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